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Topic: The Cwmorthin Eisteddfod Chair of 1886 (photo)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/07/2016 18:04:27   Subject: The Cwmorthin Eisteddfod Chair of 1886 (photo)

Nice one Miles, congratulations on getting something of local historic value back up here :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Im new :)
Llion

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 07/07/2016 18:37:38   Subject: Im new :)

Croeso ;D
Topic: Wanted Rhiwbach Slate Quarry. By Griif R Jones Will pay £50.00
Llion

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 05/07/2016 21:01:37   Subject: Wanted Rhiwbach Slate Quarry. By Griif R Jones Will pay £50.00
[quote="Oldham"]HI , I now have a copy, thanks to a forum user. 2 happy people
[/quote]

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Rhosydd - sheep in Twll
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/07/2016 11:10:44   Subject: Rhosydd - sheep in Twll

Seen a few sheep in the Twll over the last 35 years....believe it or not, they can get out themselves :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Wanted Rhiwbach Slate Quarry. By Griif R Jones Will pay £50.00
Llion

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 04/07/2016 17:15:37   Subject: Wanted Rhiwbach Slate Quarry. By Griif R Jones Will pay £50.00

Sadly, the author passed away a few years ago. He lived in Blaenau Ffestiniog. He has a few more books that he's written, all to do with slate, and I have them all, apart from one, Rhiwbach: ei
Topic: Wanted Rhiwbach Slate Quarry. By Griif R Jones Will pay £50.00
Llion

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 04/07/2016 12:52:38   Subject: Wanted Rhiwbach Slate Quarry. By Griif R Jones Will pay £50.00

Sorry, no luck. Friends with the owner of Yr Hen Bost Bookshop in Blaenau, so gave her a ring to see if she had a copy, I get a lot of books from there. Sadly no, ...And she has a waiting list
Topic: Wanted Rhiwbach Slate Quarry. By Griif R Jones Will pay £50.00
Llion

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 04/07/2016 12:07:06   Subject: Wanted Rhiwbach Slate Quarry. By Griif R Jones Will pay £50.00

Just looking at my copy now, £17.50 original price, but mine cost £40, and that was a while ago. Not for sale though sorry, but I "might" be able to source one. Will post again later.
Topic: Thursday Nighters 30th June
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/06/2016 21:31:26   Subject: Thursday Nighters 30th June

Sorry, didn't turn up, hope you did not wait.... My bus got to the Black Cat roundabout. and going round it was my connecting bus, arghhhh 30 seconds sooner i'd have got it. Hope there is now
Topic: Thursday Nighters 30th June
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/06/2016 23:20:00   Subject: Thursday Nighters 30th June

Woo hoo i'l be there :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: investment
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/06/2016 13:06:45   Subject: investment
[quote="royfellows"]Were off![/quote]

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday 23rd June Nighters
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/06/2016 18:55:17   Subject: Thursday 23rd June Nighters
[quote="sinker"]

Have fun and tell Corin to stop being so b100dy cryptic. :lol:[/quote]

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Im new :)
Llion

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 02/06/2016 13:33:27   Subject: Im new :)

Croeso ;D
Topic: Thursday Nighters 26th May
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/05/2016 09:38:57   Subject: Thursday Nighters 26th May

Tut tut Miles, but on the other hand, as you say, more time to get more pipe :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:;D;D;D
Topic: Thursday Nighters 26th May
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/05/2016 21:02:28   Subject: Thursday Nighters 26th May

Is this the area where The steam train was flooded and not recovered ??
Topic: Idea for Thursday Night 26th May * NOW 2nd JUNE *
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/05/2016 17:14:43   Subject: Idea for Thursday Night 26th May
[quote="Speedycaver"]Hi all.
I'm so excited to say that I hope to be able to join you guys tomorrow evening.
Llion, shall I collect you from mums house on way in?

Weeeeeee....!
Topic: Idea for Thursday Night 26th May * NOW 2nd JUNE *
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 24/05/2016 22:34:26   Subject: Idea for Thursday Night 26th May

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters 19th May
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/05/2016 20:47:44   Subject: Thursday Nighters 19th May

:curse::curse::curse: not me again :curse::curse::curse:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 5th of May
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/05/2016 01:17:46   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 5th of May

Thanks guys :):) Grrr I've not had any of them, but seen a few grown ups with shingles :(:( so i'm hoping for the best...
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 5th of May
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/05/2016 20:16:06   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 5th of May

:( Cant be there sorry so make sure all the hard work is done before the next visit :lol::lol:

Little one has chicken pox so I cant farm her out to anyone...even though I've not h
Topic: Thursday nighters 28th April
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/04/2016 09:45:33   Subject: Thursday nighters 28th April
[quote="SimonRL"]We're doing that traverse then? Good stuff, I'll charge the drill...[/quote]

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thu
Topic: Thursday nighters - 14th April
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/04/2016 11:32:12   Subject: Thursday nighters - 14th April

Shall be there :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday nighters 7th April
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/04/2016 17:38:16   Subject: Thursday nighters 7th April

I prodded a bit on the collapse in LW and moved a few bits, stacked them at the sides, when I left to join the others with helping of the scaff bars, I cleaned down the big slabs at the start o
Topic: Thursday nighters 7th April
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/04/2016 13:16:31   Subject: Thursday nighters 6th April

:thumbdown::thumbdown::thumbdown: sadly im not, :(:(
Topic: Thursday Nighters
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/04/2016 18:34:02   Subject: Thursday Nighters

Hmmm, not noticed them, will take a look next week. Is it just the one set? As you say, no point being in that corner unless you're working there... I didn't do the little traverse, just went
Topic: Thursday Nighters
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/04/2016 23:20:18   Subject: Thursday Nighters


did you try the LW steps I'm working on?[/quote]

I did, they work ;D;D and when finished it's only a 5 min job up to LL, good work Mr M :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/03/2016 00:09:32   Subject: Thursday Nighters
[quote="Llion"]
Same time same place is it?[/quote]

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/03/2016 23:34:51   Subject: Thursday Nighters

Same time same place is it?
Topic: New Photographs section live
Llion

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 28/03/2016 14:34:05   Subject: New Photographs section live


:smartass::smartass:;D;D:thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Croesor - Warning, Damaged Equipment - NOW REPAIRED
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/03/2016 11:51:29   Subject: Croesor - Warning, Damaged Equipment
[quote="tegwin"]Worth noting that the suspended ladder bridge after the first zipline is also in poor condition. One of the bolts for the suspension wire has popped out and another is loose! Keep mea
Topic: Thursday nighters - 24th March
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 24/03/2016 10:24:35   Subject: Thursday nighters - 24th March

Sorry, I wont be out tonight again >:(>:(>:(>:(>:(
Stuck at home with sprog :lol::lol::lol: ...but have been reassured I can come next week.... haha, watch this space::)
Topic: Another Mochre Adit?
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/03/2016 11:41:37   Subject: Another Mochre Adit?
[quote="nova_turbo"]Spotted it this morning, not sure why I've never seen it before!

The gap looks big enough to squeeze through :thumbup:[/quote]

:lol::lol: The gaps between th
Topic: Another Mochre Adit?
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/03/2016 08:30:31   Subject: Another Mochre Adit?
[quote="royfellows"]I believe that they use a car jack between the bars.
:lol:[/quote]

:thumbsup::thumbsup::lol::lol::thumbsup::thumbsup:

I will be there this morning ;)
Topic: Another Mochre Adit?
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/03/2016 21:14:00   Subject: Another Mochre Adit?

Had no time to walk to it today, but went past on the bus, so couldn't see if there was a lock or not...but the gap between the two top bars looked doable, 12 - 14 ins ?

Now that it
Topic: Another Mochre Adit?
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/03/2016 20:50:39   Subject: Another Mochre Adit?

I will have a look tomorrow....I go past it at least twice a day, will see if it's still locked...:):)
Topic: Conglog Slate Mine
Llion

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 18/03/2016 16:10:15   Subject: Conglog Slate Mine
[quote="Harvey"]JohnnearCfon,
Yes indeed! I saw the sheaf wheel lying down (not me !)
and the large gear wheel in the last chamber.
No trucks.
I guess the wheel was for haulage al
Topic: Thursday nighters - 17th March
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/03/2016 18:08:22   Subject: Thursday nighters - 17th March

Cant make tonight, grrrr, but next week should be good...:thumbsup:
Topic: Underground vandal at work.
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/03/2016 12:16:54   Subject: Underground vandal at work.
[quote="ttxela"]Seems to have been universally met with disapproval on that FB page so that is at least in some measure positive.[/quote]


;D ;D
Topic: Thursday nighters - 10th March
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/03/2016 16:39:52   Subject: Thursday nighters - 10th March
[quote="NouveauRiche"][quote="Llion"]




:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:[/quote]

Thumbing competition!?[/quote]

Only on the way hom
Topic: Thursday nighters - 10th March
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/03/2016 14:24:08   Subject: Thursday nighters - 10th March





:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Dorothea quarry underwater
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/03/2016 19:33:20   Subject: Dorothea quarry underwater

Nice little video :) and good on him, fair play, being so blind.

As with all mines...shame we cant get rid of the water :thumbdown::thumbdown:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 3rd March
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/03/2016 16:04:32   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 3rd March
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]Best I can offer is leaky size 11. Better than nothing?[/quote]

Better than nothing mate :lol::lol::lol::lol: Cheers :) I'l just lift me feet a bit more :thumbsu
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 3rd March
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/03/2016 15:48:32   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 3rd March

I'm there...as long as I can borrow a pair of wellies off someone, please, size 9/10 :flowers::flowers::flowers:
Topic: Diffwys Slate Mine
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/02/2016 12:52:55   Subject: Diffwys Slate Mine
[quote="DylanW"]Na, dim son am. Ddim byd yn digwydd yna ar hyn o bryd!

No, nothing seems to be hapening there at the moment![/quote]

Diolch :)
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 25th Feb
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 24/02/2016 21:08:13   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 25th Feb

Cant this week :(:(:( run out of yellow insulating tape and cable ties :lol::lol::lol: (and no sprog sitter) :thumbdown::thumbdown:
Topic: Diffwys Slate Mine
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/02/2016 00:35:14   Subject: Diffwys Slate Mine

Last post was 12 months ago....as I have not been active for a while, has any work began up in the top twll ?
Topic: Manod
Llion

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/02/2016 23:23:11   Subject: Manod
Found this whilst following a link to Manod, there's a couple of very nice videos :thumbsup::thumbsup:

http://bbc.in/1GoPon4


But as with most things I try and post, its n
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
Llion

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 21/02/2016 22:54:20   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
[quote="Andy Mears"]I've had people ring me up hawking solar panels with claims of generated output about as believable. Perhaps if Roy mounted one of these on your helmet as well so the lamp shone on
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
Llion

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 21/02/2016 20:49:01   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!

https://youtu.be/-JVqRy0sWWY

Roy, can you mount these into one headset for me ??

90.000 lumens would be good ??

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday nighters - 18th February
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/02/2016 11:46:01   Subject: Thursday nighters - 18th February
[quote="Blober"]Leg hasn't fallen off then!? ;D;D[/quote]

Nope :lol::lol::lol: Surprisingly good actually, woo hoo :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday nighters - 18th February
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/02/2016 22:04:35   Subject: Thursday nighters - 18th February
[quote="steve turbo"]welcome back llion,about time too.hopefully see you out soon.;D[/quote]

Was about time eh Steve ;D See you soon bud :thumbsup:
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